Call to embrace benefits of cloud enablement22/02/2017 Hope William-Smith News
The benefits of cloud technology as an enabler for the utilisation of various innovative offerings in the financial technology space could see it put as the forefront of necessary business strategy overhauls.
ING Direct to launch Apple Pay offering22/02/2017 Hope William-Smith News
The Australian bank with the most digitally-active customers, ING Direct, has this week announced the launch of payments platform Apple Pay for its orange everyday customers.
Major associations to launch alternative finance study21/02/2017 Hope William-Smith News
A consortium of financial and fintech associations across the Asia- Pacific would contribute to a University of Cambridge / Monash University / Tsinghua University study on digital and alternative finance.
IAG to launch Singapore insurtech hub21/02/2017 Hope William-Smith News
Insurance Australia Group has announced that it will launch an insurtech innovation hub in Singapore to draw on the country’s global networks and entrepreneurial citizens.
PayPal to launch fintech scholarship with SMU21/02/2017 Hope William-Smith News
Online payments system giant PayPal has this week announced its intention to partner with Singapore Management University to provide a fintech scholarship worth SD$180,000.
South Korean tech start-ups blocked by red tape20/02/2017 Hope William-Smith News
Strict regulation has continued to discourage new attempts for mobile or online fintech start-ups in South Korea, which could slide from its spot as a leading innovator.
India launches third phase of national technology initiatives20/02/2017 Hope William-Smith News
The Indian economy would need to protect itself inwardly from Cybersecurity threats and focus on transitioning financial systems into a progressive, cashless marketplace.
MAS launches data analytics group20/02/2017 Hope William-Smith News
The Monetary Authority of Singapore has announced the March formation of a Data Analytics Group to help unlock crucial insights in big data.
Fintech failing to provide solutions for advisers16/02/2017 Hope William-Smith News
The unmet need for technology in the adviser space has made it difficult for the financial planning industry to develop in line with customer expectations, InvestmentLink believes.
The reality of cyber threats for Australian businesses15/02/2017 Hope William-Smith News
A new warning for Australian businesses to protect data with cyber insurance has emerged in the wake of a stream of Cybersecurity breaches.
WA holding $37 billion in innovation15/02/2017 Hope William-Smith News
New statistics from the Commonwealth Bank of Australia showed that the value of untapped innovation in Western Australia to be approximately $37 billion.
Singapore-based FinLab opens to Indian start-ups14/02/2017 Hope William-Smith News
The accelerator program run through Singapore-based FinLab will open applications to Indian fintechs to offer the nation access to world’s best growth markets.
Malaysia to strengthen investment trading ties in Cambodia14/02/2017 Hope William-Smith News
Malaysia will push forward with plans to invest further in Cambodia’s leading business sectors including ICT and finance.
Israel poised to be global financial services leader14/02/2017 Hope William-Smith News
Off the back of comprehensive reforms in the retail banking industry, Israel could now have the tools in place to become a significant global player in financial services and technology.